Kurdish Secession and Mysteries of Identity
By AMIR TAHERI

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This article first appeared in Asharq Al Awsat and is reprinted here with the kind permission of the author Amir Taheri. Published by Gatestone Institute – October 8, 2017 https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11119/kurdish-secession-identity   An old Arab adage asserts that there is always something good in whatever happens. The secession referendum held in the autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq is no exception. It …

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By AMIR TAHERI

Ed Koch Commentary: The Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost By EDWARD I. KOCH

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The chickens are coming home to roost in the Middle East.  The experts who supported the removal of President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, e.g., The New York Times’ Tom Friedman and many others, are perhaps now wondering if they were right to do so. Hosni Mubarak was certainly an authoritarian ruler.  His government brooked little or no dissent; there was …

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Current Commentary: Sweet Music to Soothe the Savage Banker By LARRY M. ELKIN

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The world’s biggest central banks came together September 15, 2011, in a financial choir to sing a hymn called “There Will Never Be Another Lehman.” It was music to the ears of financial markets. European and U.S. stocks moved sharply higher on the announcement that the U.S. Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and their counterparts in Japan, Switzerland and the …

eHeziCurrent Commentary: Sweet Music to Soothe the Savage Banker By LARRY M. ELKIN

Trend Alert Piigs, Presstitutes and the Global Meltdown

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KINGSTON, NY, July 13, 2011 — “Read All About It!” You couldn’t not read all about it! The media was full of reports about how happy stock market days were here again. After a stormy start, June closed and July began with US benchmark indexes racking up their biggest weekly gains in two years on good news: the US manufacturing …

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New York Civic: Judgment Day By HENRY J. STERN

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Legislature Brooded All Week, But Has Yet to Lay Any Eggs; Friday Eve, Low Expectations. We have been waiting all week for the Legislature to act on the major matters before it, which are supposed to be concluded by the end of this session. It is late Friday afternoon and we believe that our writing week and your working week …

eHeziNew York Civic: Judgment Day By HENRY J. STERN

Ed Koch Commentary: Thoughts on Immigration from a Liberal With Sanity By ED KOCH

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Those who support amnesty for illegal aliens and want to provide them with “a path to citizenship” are engaged in a new effort to make those goals a reality before the next election.  President Obama is leading the way.  He deserves credit for keeping his word to support programs that would safeguard our borders, while making clear he intends to …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Thoughts on Immigration from a Liberal With Sanity By ED KOCH

Immanuel Kant vs. Israel BY Daniel Pipes

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National Review OnlineAugust 17, 2010 http://www.danielpipes.org/8771/immanuel-kant-vs-israel As someone who deeply appreciates what Western civilization, for all its faults, has achieved, I puzzle over the hostility many Westerners harbor toward their way of life. If democracy, free markets, and the rule of law have created an unprecedented stability, affluence, and decency; how come so many beneficiaries, fail to see this?   …

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Ed Koch Commentary: No Carrots For Iran BY Edward I. Koch

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The Sunni Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states and other nations in the region, are a majority of the Arab people.  Because of a 1,300-year-old split between Sunnis and Shia, the Sunnis are just as fearful of Iran, a Shia country, getting a nuclear bomb, as are Israel and the United States.

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: No Carrots For Iran BY Edward I. Koch